Sale 21SC03

Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Mazarine-Blue Ground Cabinet Cups

Catalogue: An Upper East Side Private Collection

Lot Details

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Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Mazarine-Blue Ground Cabinet Cups
Circa 1761, gold anchor mark.
Richly gilt and hand-tooled in the style of Vincennes with exotic birds among flowering and fruiting trees, below gilt dentil rims. Height of taller 3 1/2 inches.

For a slightly larger pair of Chelsea beakers, see American Collecting in the English Tradition: Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Christie's, New York, October 27, 2015, lot 65. For a pair enriched with ruins see, The R.W.M. Walker Collection, Sotheby's New York, November 11 and 12, 2006. Also see Elizabeth Adams, 'Chelsea Porcelain', figure 11.11, for a beaker in the Victoria and Albert Museum.



C An Upper East Side Private Collection

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Both cups restored; one cup with crack to lower section, at tail of bird; gilding refreshed.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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An Upper East Side Private Collection

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